This 12-acre property included a small, existing 1960s contemporary house. The owners bought the property after seeing the wide-open views across the open fields and distant hills. Though they wanted a farmhouse, they chose to keep the existing contemporary structure for use as a pool house and built a new traditional house next to it, connecting the two buildings with a 40-foot buried tunnel. The new farmhouse has three bedrooms and two baths on the second floor, plus a large guest suite on the third level.
The foyer of this updated farmhouse features sleek gray floor tiles and paneled walls, presenting from the very entry a juxtaposition that continues throughout the space. Once dark, dated and closed in, the house now features an open-airy floor plan with a contemporary color palette and loads of natural light. Modern furnishings blend seamlessly with period and rustic details.
Gray marble subway tile and a frameless glass shower door are sleek and modern in this master bath, which bridges modern design with historic farmhouse character. Black octagonal tile extends from the shower floor into the rest of the bath, creating rhythm in the space.
Rough-hewn wood and rich, dark walls turn this cozy corner reading nook into a showpiece. Wood beams reflect the character of the historic farmhouse, which underwent a top-to-bottom renovation that opened up the space and turned its formerly small, dark rooms into a livable and family-friendly country home.
Paneled walls add structure, dimension and a bit of modern panache to the living room of this charming New York farmhouse. During the historic home's full-scale renovation, the design team raised ceiling heights, opened up the floor plan and updated the house with a contemporary color palette and modern furnishings, like the sofa and chairs in this comfortable, livable space.
Dark furnishings with Danish modern lines blend seamlessly with the traditional farmhouse architecture of this light-filled, modern dining room. Throughout the home, soft contemporary colors and modern furniture updates the space for a 21st-century family. Trim is darker than the walls, creating a crisp effect that makes the space stand out.
Previously dark and dated, this New York farmhouse now has an open, airy feel and connected floor plan. The designers expanded the kitchen footprint, added windows, increased ceiling heights and opened up the rooms to create a comfortable flow. This dining room features modern furniture and contrasting trim, creating a fresh, crisp space that connects with the nearby kitchen.
A cozy window seat provides the perfect spot for reading, lounging or just enjoying the peaceful setting of this renovated New York farmhouse. Trim throughout the space is painted a chameleon shade of green that changes to blue or gray depending on the light. A rustic beam crosses the ceiling, a nod to the home's historic character.
This eclectic sunroom features paneled ceilings, custom Roman shades and peppy sage-and-white trim that makes the millwork pop. Modern chairs team with a woven sofa and reclaimed wood-topped coffee table for an effect that's casual yet effortlessly chic. The once dark and dated farmhouse is now open and airy, with a contemporary color palette and tons of natural light.
The green marble finish in this renovation farmhouse kitchen extends to the deep apron sink, creating a continuous line that's echoed on the insides of the window casings. The overall effect is crisp and fresh, giving the space modern punch that ties in with the home's contemporary flair. Brass fixtures are both on-trend and period-appropriate.
This 1920s farmhouse's kitchen was newly renovated to give it an elegant update while keeping the farmhouse feel. New stainless steel appliances paired with white cabinets give it classic elegance. The floor tiles and deep wood table contribute to the cottage-style ambiance.
Located on a quiet gravel road in New York, this charming white farmhouse was occupied by the same family for over 30 years. A full-scale renovation turned its formerly small, dark rooms and narrow hallways into an open, airy space with a contemporary color palette and modern furnishings, perfect for a contemporary family.
A gray paneled accent wall lends dimension to this Bedford, New York, living room, drawing the eye to the chic black and white artwork above the sleek fireplace. A full-scale renovation opened up this once-dark farmhouse, lifting ceiling heights and transforming the space into a livable, comfortable family home. Modern furnishings blend effortlessly with period architectural details.